Cigar Lounge: Casa de Montecristo – Nashville, TN

The last stop I made while visiting Nashville in August, was Casa de Montecristo. Honestly, I did not think I would have time to get there, but I found a way, and my son Dominic and I started a Friday evening in Nashville with cigars and tall pours of port wine. Namon Anderson, one of Read more about Cigar Lounge: Casa de Montecristo – Nashville, TN[…]

Cigar Lounge: Blend Bar with Davidoff Cigars – Nashville, TN

The second stop of my Nashville cigar lounge tour was Blend Bar with Davidoff Cigars located on Church Street, just a 3 min walk outside of what is known as Printers Alley in downtown Nashville, TN – a bustling bar and club scene in the city. History of Blend Bar with Davdidoff Cigars Blend Bar Read more about Cigar Lounge: Blend Bar with Davidoff Cigars – Nashville, TN[…]

Cigar Lounge: Smokers Abbey – East Nashville, TN – Have Mercy

It is not every day that you walk into a cigar shop decorated with religious emblems, paintings, and artifacts which is owned by an ordained christian minister. That is the experience you will have at Smokers Abbey located in East Nashville, TN. The shop is owned by the burly and bearded Joshua Stump and yes, Read more about Cigar Lounge: Smokers Abbey – East Nashville, TN – Have Mercy[…]

Cigar Lounge: R & R Cigars – Tuscaloosa, AL

This past week, I drove up to Nashville, TN to spend a week with my son and enjoy some quality time with him. As part of the trip, I made it my plan to drive the long way to Nashville, and stop over in Tuscaloosa, AL to visit R & R Cigars. You may ask Read more about Cigar Lounge: R & R Cigars – Tuscaloosa, AL[…]

Cigar Lounge: Sticks Cigars – Rahway, NJ

About 21 miles Southwest of Manhattan, NY lies the city of Rahway, NJ. The 3.9 square mile city dates back to 1664 when the English purchased a tract of land from the Lenni Lenape Native Americans. Tradition states that the city was named after Rahwack, a local tribal chief. The city lays claim to some notable people Read more about Cigar Lounge: Sticks Cigars – Rahway, NJ[…]

Harlem Cigar Room

Cigar Lounge – Harlem Cigar Room – NYC

The 4th stop on my Independence Day weekend Tri-State cigar lounge tour took me back to my home state and the greatest city on earth; NYC. More specifically – Manhattan Island. I truly love going home – yes Boston Jimmie was born in NYC and I have seen the changes over the years. I left Read more about Cigar Lounge – Harlem Cigar Room – NYC[…]

Cigar Lounge: The Suburban Tavern & Restaurant and Cigar Lounge – Reading, PA

Take a walk back in time with me as I introduce you to the the Suburban Tavern & Restaurant and Cigar Lounge in Reading, PA. The city, is approximately halfway between the state’s most populous city, Philadelphia, and the state capital, Harrisburg (as well as about halfway between Allentown and Lancaster). It was also the home of the now defunct Reading Read more about Cigar Lounge: The Suburban Tavern & Restaurant and Cigar Lounge – Reading, PA[…]

Cigar Mojo

Cigar Lounge: Cigar Mojo – King of Prussia, PA

King of Prussia, an interesting name for a township.  It is located in Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County. A little research shows the community took its name in the 18th century from a local tavern named the King of Prussia Inn, which was named after King Frederick the Great of Prussia. The small but growing township is home to the largest shopping Read more about Cigar Lounge: Cigar Mojo – King of Prussia, PA[…]

Lounge Review: Black Dog Cigar Box – Stuart Florida

The other week I had the pleasure of visiting the Black Dog Cigar Box shop and lounge in Stuart, FL. I was there for a Southern Draw Cigars event and I have to say the shop was packed as both Robert and Sharon Holt from Southern Draw were in attendance, which is a rare sighting. Read more about Lounge Review: Black Dog Cigar Box – Stuart Florida[…]

Cigar Lounge: North Port Cigars and Smokes – North Port Florida

A few weeks ago, my wife and I trekked over to the west coast of Florida to take a weekend away and just enjoy a nice change of scenery. Of course, it is still Florida, so there was not a lot of change. The sand on the beach is different, it is finer and more Read more about Cigar Lounge: North Port Cigars and Smokes – North Port Florida[…]

Cigar Lounge: Havana Tranquility Punta Gorda Florida

Last weekend, my wife and I decided to take a trip over to the west coast of Florida and visit the small town of Punta Gorda, Florida. The trip was set up to visit my aging uncle who I have not seen in about a year and of course any trip I take usually involves Read more about Cigar Lounge: Havana Tranquility Punta Gorda Florida[…]

Burn Lounge - Pittsburgh PA

Cigar Lounge: Burn by Rocky Patel – Pittsburgh

During my northern tour of cigar lounges last month I took the opportunity to check out the new Burn by Rocky Patel lounge in Pittsburgh, PA.  My friend and Stogie Press associate Mike Bruce, who lives in the area, were dropped off at the lounge by Melody from Leaf & Bean after we spent the Read more about Cigar Lounge: Burn by Rocky Patel – Pittsburgh[…]

Tailored Smoke Cigar Lounge

Cigar Lounge: Tailored Smoke Cigar Lounge – Charlotte NC

I met Preston Gray the owner of the Tailored Smoke Cigar Lounge when I attended the MLB Cigar Ventures after party/dinner at this years IPCPR. The time we spent enjoying Mike Bellody’s hospitality and smoking cigars was as good as any two Brothers of the Leaf could have. Over the course of the evening I Read more about Cigar Lounge: Tailored Smoke Cigar Lounge – Charlotte NC[…]

Conquistador Cigar Parlor

Cigar Lounge: Conquistador Cigar Parlor – Brooklyn NY

The 3rd stop on my NYC Cigar Shop tour, took me to a brand new and luxurious lounge in Brooklyn, NY.  Conquistador Cigar Parlor has been only open since May of 2018 and it is one of the last shops to get a tobacco resale licence in the Big Apple. Located in the Sheepshead Bay Read more about Cigar Lounge: Conquistador Cigar Parlor – Brooklyn NY[…]